Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

James Calder and Co (Alloa)

From Graces Guide

Brewer of Alloa

c.1800 Brewing started at the Shore Brewery, Alloa[1]

1862 James Calder acquired the business

1890 Private company incorporated

1910 Won a gold medal at the Brussels Exhibition for its aerated beverage[2]

1920 Limited liability company

1922 Arrangement made with Archibald Arrol and Sons to undertake the brewing for both companies

1947 Public company incorporated; also owned 5 subsidiary companies in hotel, in the wine and spirit, and in bottling and aerated water businesses. Had recently acquired the Greenhead Brewery and Plant in Glasgow, to expand brewing capacity if needed, and also the premises of Calders (Newcastle) Ltd.

1960 Acquired by United Breweries

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 05, 1947
  2. The Times, Sep 15, 1910